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The Internet Archive and Open Library offers over 8,000,000 fully accessible public domain eBooks. This includes a special modern collection of over 500,000 eBooks for users with print disabilities, and a very interesting curated, modern collection for the world at large. You can browse, read and borrow fascinating contemporary materials at OpenLibrary.org.

Borrow a Book
OpenLibrary is a free, digital lending library with millions of eBooks that can be read in a browser or downloaded for reading offline. Originally developed to support the Print Disabled community, OpenLibrary now contains public domain and contemporary eBooks. Get a free OpenLibrary card and borrow an eBook today!

Get Something Digitized
The Internet Archive also encourages libraries, content holders and the reading community at large, to have their printed materials non-destructively digitized and put online for the benefit of all. The Internet Archive has digitized over 2.1 million books and microforms. Both large and small collections of monographs, serials, archival materials, maps, diaries and photographs to name a few, can be digitized in over 33 global scanning centers found on 4 continents. For more information please visit http://archive.org/scanning.

Alternatively, our portable Table Top Scanner can also be purchased and used on-site within libraries and archives. To read more about our TT Scribe, please visit www.archive.org/details/tabletopscribesystem.

Since 2005, the Internet Archive has collaborated and built digital collections with over 1100 Library Institutions and other content providers. Partnerships include: Boston Public Library, the Library of Congress and the Lancaster County's Historical Society. These collections are digitized from various mediatypes including: microfilm and microfiche, journals and serial publications, and a wide variety of archival material. Significant contributions have come from partners in North America (American and Canadian Libraries), Europe and Asia, representing more than 184 languages.

Contribute a Book
The Internet Archive encourages our global community to contribute physical items, as well as uploading digital materials directly to the Internet Archive. If you have physical or digital items that you would like to add to the Internet Archive, please check out this link Create a new item using the uploader interface. Click here to apply the specific creative commons license Creative Commons license to communicate how the material can be used.

For donation of physical books or items, please contact info@archive.org

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U.S. Patents 409,677
State Department 349,113
ERIC Archive 306,129
bub_upload 231,659
WikiLeaks 185,615
Chelsea Manning 185,047
Cablegate 185,040
Bradley Manning 185,016
Manning 184,979
documentcloud 166,845
Department of State 164,206
Diplomatic 139,896
Diplomatic Cables 139,896
Diplomacy 90,547
Foreign relations 90,324
Foreign policy 90,320
nytimes 85,357
1942-jeremy-ashkenas 84,251
Kentucky--History 79,039
Higher Education 58,850
argentina 56,350
boletin 55,956
leyes 55,956
oficial 55,955
WWII 53,975
Nazi 52,453
War crimes 52,173
WW2 52,015
World War Two 51,968
OSS 51,952
Nazi War Crimes Disclosure Act 51,884
Elementary Secondary Education 50,690
genealogy 50,116
propublica 38,621
中國 38,521
古代 38,520
5290-jeremy-merrill 37,123
四庫全書 29,782
public.resource.org 29,593
Foreign Countries 28,677
Freedom of Information 25,452
FOIA 25,405
Freedom of Information Act 25,299
Collection 24,404
metadata 24,359
The Sydney Morning Herald 23,699
Svoboda Newspaper 23,183
Teaching Methods 22,230
Secondary Education 21,653
Program Evaluation 20,175
Bible 19,769
Academic Achievement 19,233
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 18,554
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 18,552
data.gov.in 18,443
standardsbis.in 18,443
DTIC Archive 18,141
Registers of births, etc 17,755
UMTS 17,125
Newspapers 16,685
Catholic Church 16,611
Elementary Education 16,536
mirror 16,469
Education 16,446
pdf.yt 16,364
Universities and colleges 15,772
Science 15,690
15,496
program 15,478
data 15,464
British Columbia 15,437
Vocational Education 14,916
Curriculum Development 14,822
Two Year Colleges 14,152
The Times News (Idaho Newspaper) 13,919
Medicine 13,908
Postsecondary Education 13,768
Instructional Materials 13,684
Student Attitudes 13,403
Program Development 13,321
McGill University Library Digitized Title 13,280
Educational Research 13,271
Models 13,254
Aljam3aLibrary 13,243
المكتبة الجامعة 13,242
Educational Change 13,111
hp manuals 13,092
NSA 13,064
Comparative Analysis 13,041
Community Colleges 12,908
Program Effectiveness 12,507
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 12,426
Program Descriptions 12,322
Natural history 12,262
史部 12,232
Agriculture 12,176
National Security Agency 12,111
Scores featuring the piano 12,009
World War, 1914-1918 11,865
history 11,817
集部 11,786
Church Periodicals 11,533
, c set 11,361
High Schools 11,226
GSM 11,211
Teacher Education 11,164
11,096
Teacher Attitudes 10,944
UFO 10,836
UFOs 10,820
Evaluation Methods 10,815
Air Force 10,790
Unidentified Flying Objects 10,785
Unidentified Flying Object 10,782
U.S. Air Force 10,780
Project Blue Book 10,771
Blue Book 10,770
History 10,768
別集類 10,661
Students 10,631
College Students 10,601
disk 10,418
France 10,227
Educational Finance 10,175
software 9,895
Educational Objectives 9,824
四庫全書薈要 9,794
Operas 9,759
Antislavery movements 9,687
Adult Education 9,685
Botany 9,632
Kennedy assassination 9,625
JFK assassination 9,624
Congress 9,533
Student Evaluation 9,495
McGill University 9,489
CRS 9,478
Congressional Research Service 9,473
Disabilities 9,311
Tables (Data) 9,291
Ships 9,158
Educational Policy 9,013
Missions 8,999
Questionnaires 8,979
McGill University -- Students -- Newspapers. 8,975
Journaux et périodiques étudiants 8,973
Journaux et périodiques étudiants -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal. 8,973
Universities and colleges -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal -- Newspapers. 8,973
The McGill daily. 8,966
子部 8,958
Federal Legislation 8,915
English (Second Language) 8,911
Learning Activities 8,773
State Programs 8,705
Public Schools 8,564
For 1 player 8,562
Pharmacy 8,504
law.resource.org 8,484
And Others 8,469
press 8,429
Art 8,284
Indians of North America 8,270
Law 7,991
Assemblée nationale 7,858
Mathematics 7,824
Cryptography 7,815
Children 7,778
Elections législatives 7,750
Ve République 7,750
Horse racing 7,703
Student Characteristics 7,692
Science Education 7,664
Friedman 7,622
William F. Friedman 7,618
Social Studies 7,594
English language 7,507
architecture 7,479
Federal Programs 7,470
comics 7,450
Geology 7,398
Educational Technology 7,356
Case Studies 7,248
Educational Assessment 7,210
Financial Support 7,204
Educational Needs 7,151
Educational Improvement 7,108
Research Methodology 7,106
Economics 7,082
newspaper 7,031
Drug Industry 7,029
Outcomes of Education 7,027
builder 7,027
Abolitionists 7,024
Literature 6,972
Zoology 6,963
Minority Groups 6,947
Early Childhood Education 6,927
Missouri 6,909
manga 6,894
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English 6,789,195
German 351,158
French 349,526
Spanish 133,705
Italian 115,076
Chinese 83,895
Arabic 75,421
Latin 73,779
Handwritten English 62,970
Dutch 30,881
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American Libraries
collection
2,280,672
ITEMS
930.3M
VIEWS
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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others. Alphabetical listing of Contributing Libraries
Community Texts
collection
435,486
ITEMS
390.2M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection
eye 390.2M
These books are books contributed by the community. Click here to contribute your book! For more information and how-to please see archive.org/about/faqs.php#Texts_and_Books Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded Community Afrikaans Texts Community Arabic Texts Community Basque Texts Community Bulgarian Texts Community Catalan Texts Community Chinese Texts Community Croatian Texts Community Czech...
Topic: Texts
Canadian Libraries
collection
520,054
ITEMS
288.6M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive Canada
collection
eye 288.6M
See a Tag Cloud for the Internet Archive Canadian Libraries Collection(s). Canadian Library Partners Canadian Manufacturer's Trade Journals. Thanks to both the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Toronto Public Reference Library, for allowing us to digitize very unique Canadian Trade Journals and catalogues. Publications such as Hardware Merchandising ( C.W Jefferys Illustrator), Bicycle accessories : 1900 By Rice Lewis & Son, the Canadian Jeweler, Maclean's Publications and much more...
Topic: Texts
Additional Collections
collection
3,522,278
ITEMS
212.3M
VIEWS
collection
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Additional collections of scanned books, articles, and other texts (usually organized by topic) are presented here.
Community Arabic Texts
collection
38,017
ITEMS
170.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 170.4M
User-uploaded texts with language code "Arabic" or "ara" (MARC code for Arabic language items)Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
collection
210,400
ITEMS
166.1M
VIEWS
collection
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The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university. Opened in 1973 and named for John Robarts, the 17th Premier of Ontario, the library contains more than 4.5 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items and 740,000 other items. The library building is one of the most significant examples of brutalist architecture in...
California Digital Library
collection
191,917
ITEMS
148.3M
VIEWS
collection
eye 148.3M
The California Digital Library supports the assembly and creative use of the world's scholarship and knowledge for the University of California libraries and the communities they serve. In addition, the CDL provides tools that support the construction of online information services for research, teaching, and learning, including services that enable the UC libraries to effectively share their materials and provide greater access to digital content.
Biodiversity Heritage Library
collection
116,782
ITEMS
74.5M
VIEWS
collection
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Inspiring discovery through free access to biodiversity knowledge. | The Biodiversity Heritage Library improves research methodology by collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. BHL also serves as the foundational literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life . The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize the legacy literature of...
European Libraries
collection
375,178
ITEMS
63M
VIEWS
collection
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Scanned books from various European Libraries.
Universal Library
collection
108,154
ITEMS
56.3M
VIEWS
collection
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The Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books Project, was pioneered by Jaime Carbonell, Raj Reddy, Michael Shamos, Gloriana St Clair, and Robert Thibadeau of Carnegie Mellon University. The Governments of India, China, and Egypt are helping fund this effort through scanning facilities and personnel. The Internet Archive has contributed 100k books from the Kansas City Public Library along with servers to India. The Indian government scanned the appropriate books. The...
The Library of Congress
collection
145,924
ITEMS
46.3M
VIEWS
collection
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Texts from The Library of Congress. The Library of Congress, the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, is the world's preeminent reservoir of knowledge, providing unparalleled integrated resources to Congress and the American people. Founded in 1800, the Library seeks to further human understanding and wisdom by providing access to knowledge through its magnificent collections, which bring to bear the world's knowledge in almost all of the world's languages and America's private sector...
The Boston Library Consortium
collection
78,362
ITEMS
45.4M
VIEWS
collection
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Books from the Boston Library Consortium. See a Tag Cloud for the Boston Library Consortium collection.
Microfilm
collection
170,413
ITEMS
41.8M
VIEWS
collection
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Take a picture, it will last longer As books become old and begin to fall apart, librarians depend on microform to preserve their content for the future. Tiny photographs on long strips of film (microfilm) or small cards of film (microfiche) are all that remain of hundreds of thousands of documents that have disintegrated over the last century. While microfilm is perfect for storing and protecting this material, it is a does not allow for much access. In following its mission to provide...
Cornell University Library
collection
75,385
ITEMS
38M
VIEWS
collection
eye 38M
The originals of these books are in the Cornell University Library. The majority were digitized in 2008 with funding by Microsoft Corporation. Scanning was performed by Kirtas Technologies; OCR was performed by, and derivative formats created by, the Internet Archive. Other digitizing projects followed, adding to this collection. One such project included books and journals in the life sciences and natural history for the purposes of being added to the Biodiversity Heritage Library or...
RECAP US Federal Court Documents
collection
1,251,099
ITEMS
29.6M
VIEWS
collection
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The documents in this collection are from the US Federal Courts. A large collection come from the federal government's project for Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER). The PACER Service Center is the Federal Judiciary's centralized registration, billing, and technical support center for electronic access to U.S. District, Bankruptcy, and Appellate court records. For more information on the RECAP project, visit https://www.recapthelaw.org
Journals
collection
1,465,330
ITEMS
27.9M
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of scholarly literature created by experts and professionals in their fields. Included are theses, books, abstracts and articles.
Topics: academic, scientific, white papers, scholar, scholarly, peer review, jstor, arxiv, thesis,...
Project Gutenberg
collection
36,569
ITEMS
26.7M
VIEWS
collection
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Project Gutenberg began in 1971 by Michael Hart as a community project to make plain text versions of books available freely to all.
Topic: Texts
The Medical Heritage Library
collection
126,861
ITEMS
26.2M
VIEWS
collection
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The Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Our goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a multitude of disciplines can examine the interrelated nature of medicine and society, both to inform contemporary medicine and strengthen understanding of the world in which we live. The MHL’s growing collection of digitized...
Topics: historic medical books, history of medicine
Boston Public Library
collection
50,394
ITEMS
25.3M
VIEWS
collection
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Books contributed by the Boston Public Library.
Allen County Public Library
collection
87,845
ITEMS
23.8M
VIEWS
collection
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Books from the Allen County Public Library. Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne Indiana. How to use the NARA's Census Microfilm Catalogs Coming soon! Soundex Index for the Census. How to use the Soundex Indexing System Microfilm digitized by the Internet Archive for Allen County Public Library: All ACPL Microfilm Online. 1930 United States Census. 1920 United States Census. 1910 United States Census. 1900 United States...
University of Alberta Libraries
collection
83,853
ITEMS
21.7M
VIEWS
collection
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The University of Alberta (U of A) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president, it is widely recognized as one of the best universities in Canada. The main campus covers 50 city blocks with over 90 buildings directly across the North Saskatchewan River from downtown Edmonton. The University of Alberta library system, received a tremendous boost...
University of Ottawa
collection
55,379
ITEMS
21.3M
VIEWS
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Since 1848 the University of Ottawa has been Canada's university. Located in the heart of the nation's capital, the University has emerged as a vibrant "centre of learning", with a total population including students, teaching and support staff - of 40,000. The largest bilingual university in North America, the University is a major player in the cultural and economic development of the National Capital Region. Livres de l’Université d’Ottawa L’Université d’Ottawa est...
JSTOR Early Journal Content
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452,012
ITEMS
20.9M
VIEWS
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The JSTOR Early Journal Content is a selection of journal materials published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere. It includes discourse and scholarship in the arts and humanities, economics and politics, and in mathematics and other sciences - nearly 500,000 articles from more than 200 journals. It was uploaded to the Internet Archive in 2013.JSTOR Early Journal Content has been freely available at www.jstor.org since September 2011. Early Journal Content is updated...
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A collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, scanned from microfiche: http://canadiana.library.ualberta.ca The CIHM Monograph Collection represents an important part of our national story. It is a collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians. To facilitate access, users can easily browse through the collection by topic: Arts and...
Topic: University of Alberta - The CIHM Monograph Collection
collection
eye 19.9M
The Gerstein Science Information Centre is the University of Toronto's flagship library supporting the sciences and health sciences. The largest science and health science academic library in Canada, Gerstein has a collection of over 945,000 print volumes of journals and books, and also provides access to over 100,000 online journals and books. The Gerstein Science Information Centre's collection consists primarily of material on the sciences, including the health sciences, medicine, physics,...
FEDLINK - United States Federal Collection
collection
168,992
ITEMS
19M
VIEWS
collection
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The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) is an organization of federal agencies working together to achieve optimum use of the resources and facilities of federal libraries and information centers by promoting common services, coordinating and sharing available resources, and providing continuing professional education for federal library and information staff. FEDLINK serves as a forum for discussion of the policies, programs, procedures and technologies that affect federal...
Government Documents
collection
59,465
ITEMS
18.8M
VIEWS
collection
eye 18.8M
This collection contains digital versions of United States Government documents as well as other government documents.
New York Public Library
collection
143,126
ITEMS
17.8M
VIEWS
collection
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Books contributed by the New York Public Library.
MBLWHOI Library
collection
10,733
ITEMS
16.2M
VIEWS
collection
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Books from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
collection
43,265
ITEMS
15.6M
VIEWS
collection
eye 15.6M
As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive from our Rare Book Collection and North Carolina Collection, including rare Spanish dramas, UNC Yearbooks, and North Carolina legislative materials. Other subject areas such as early North Carolina medical journals and North Carolina judicial materials are also represented. UNC's participation in the Open Content Alliance is...
Daisy Books for the Print Disabled
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0
ITEMS
15.5M
VIEWS
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For our patrons that have a difficult time reading text, we are making our publicly accessible books available in a specialized format, DAISY. We are also offering accessible versions of our restricted books. These books are in a protected DAISY format, and can only be read on compatible reading devices with the appropriate key installed. The Internet Archive is using an encryption key from the Library of Congress' National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS). If you...
Topic: print disabled
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
collection
15,178
ITEMS
15.4M
VIEWS
collection
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The John M. Kelly Library is the largest federated college library at UofT. It is also one of more than 40 libraries at the university. Although our collections cover a wide range of subjects, we tend to focus on humanities disciplines including Catholic theology, the Middle Ages, book history and media, Celtic Studies, and English, French, Italian, Slavic and German literature. The John M. Kelly Library's print collection of over 300,000 volumes is developed in support of undergraduate...
Princeton Theological Seminary Library
collection
66,980
ITEMS
15.1M
VIEWS
collection
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The Princeton Theological Seminary Library serves Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton University, and wider communities of students, pastors, and scholars. Shaped by two centuries of development, the Princeton Theological Seminary Library embraces its role at the intersection of the theological record and the community of scholars, continues Princeton's commitment to build collections of depth, and promotes an environment of broad access to the theological heritage. Primary sources are...
Folkscanomy: A Library of Books
collection
27,148
ITEMS
14.3M
VIEWS
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Folksonomy: A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy: A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the metadata...
Internet Archive Books
collection
20,289
ITEMS
13.9M
VIEWS
collection
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Books contributed by the Internet Archive.
Topic: internet archive books
Getty Research Institute
collection
28,960
ITEMS
11.7M
VIEWS
collection
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Books contributed by Getty Research Institute. The Research Library at the Getty Research Institute focuses on the history of art, architecture, and archaeology with relevant materials in the humanities and social sciences. The range of the collections begins with prehistory and extends to contemporary art. - The Getty Institute
Boletin Oficial de la Republica Argentina
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55,948
ITEMS
11.7M
VIEWS
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El Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina es el diario oficial de la República Argentina, es decir, el medio de comunicación escrito que el Estado Argentino, utiliza para publicar sus normas jurídicas (tales como leyes, decretos y reglamentos), y otros actos de naturaleza pública, tanto del poder legislativo como del ejecutivo y el judicial. Según el artículo segundo del Código Civil, la publicación de las leyes es un paso necesario para su obligatoriedad....
Topics: Argentina, Journals, Gazette
The New York Botanical Garden
collection
8,454
ITEMS
11.1M
VIEWS
collection
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Books from The New York Botanical Garden
The Computer Magazine Archives
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14,578
ITEMS
10.5M
VIEWS
collection
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With the re-branding of computing power and machines as something welcome in the home and not just the workshop, a number of factors moved forth to sell these machines and their software to a growing and large group of customers. Besides the introduction of more elegant cases and an increased presence by larger and larger firms, a strong argument can be made that one of the forces was the proliferation of computer-related magazines and newsletters that gave a central, printed home for writing...
Arxiv.org
collection
782,694
ITEMS
10.2M
VIEWS
collection
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Open access to e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.arXiv is owned and operated by Cornell University, a private not-for-profit educational institution. arXiv is funded by Cornell University Library, the Simons Foundation and by the member institutions.
Topics: Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics,...
Million Book Project
collection
13,013
ITEMS
9.7M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection
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An early collection of books from the Indian scanning centers of the Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books Project. Many of these books are not complete or in good shape.
Community Urdu Texts
collection
9,576
ITEMS
9.7M
VIEWS
collection
eye 9.7M
Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded.
Community Texts
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eye 9.5M
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latin mass 
Topic: latin mass
The Magazine Rack
collection
36,483
ITEMS
8.9M
VIEWS
collection
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The Magazine Rack is a collection of digitized magazines and monthly publications.
browserlending
collection
16,502
ITEMS
8.8M
VIEWS
collection
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in-browser lending collection
Topic: browser lending
Aljam3a-Library المكتبة الجامعة
collection
13,260
ITEMS
8.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 8.4M
Simply a library for Arabic books that comes in form of iPhone App, Android App, Desktop App. المكتبة الجامعة مكتبة متنوعة تحتوي على أكثر من 16,000 كتاب مجاني. تتميز عن باقي المكتبات بإزدياد عدد الكتب يوميا وذلك من خلال إضافات المستخدمين للكتب المكتبة تضم أقسام عديدة ما بين كتب دينية وعلمية إلى كتب الأسرة والتربية...
Topics: Arabic books, iPhone App, Android App, Desktop App
In Library Collection
collection
0
ITEMS
8.1M
VIEWS
collection
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Books available via lending to patrons in certain geographical areas. Visit Open Library to borrow books.
China Books
collection
4,082
ITEMS
7.6M
VIEWS
collection
eye 7.6M
Books scanned in Shenzhen and Beijing, China.
Topic: books
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
collection
62,328
ITEMS
7.3M
VIEWS
collection
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As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the library of the University of Illinois is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive in several areas: Illinois history, culture and natural resources; U.S. railroad history; rural studies and agriculture; works in translation; as well as extensive collections of 19th century "triple-decker" novels and emblem books written between 1540 and 1800. The Illinois Library is also a contributing member of the Biodiversity Heritage...
Harvard University
collection
279,684
ITEMS
7.1M
VIEWS
collection
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Books sponsored or contributed by Harvard University
Prelinger Library
collection
3,892
ITEMS
7.1M
VIEWS
collection
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The Prelinger Library is a private research library open to the public, located in downtown San Francisco. Its collections encompass some 50,000 books, periodical volumes and printed ephemera. The Prelinger Library is currently curating this online collection of public domain materials in key subject areas. Click for more information about the Prelinger Library
Topic: Prelinger
Columbia University Libraries
collection
25,946
ITEMS
6.6M
VIEWS
collection
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Books from Columbia University Libraries. Our sub-collections: Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection Missionary Research Library pamphlets WWI Pamphlets 1913-1920 Microfilm from Columbia University Libraries Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library Chinese law registers 玲瓏 Ling Long Clean Water and Air Act Amendments of 1971/77 Hebrew Manuscripts
collection
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Books sponsored by the Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ernst Mayr Library. The Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, established by Louis Agassiz in 1861 and rededicated as the Ernst Mayr Library in 1995, joins in supporting the work of the Museum by providing and preserving information resources for the research and teaching activities of the Harvard community. The Library holds more than 304,072 volumes of monographs and journals, including recently added materials...
North Carolina Digital Heritage Center
collection
12,459
ITEMS
6.3M
VIEWS
collection
eye 6.3M
A collection of items from the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Project.
Topic: UNC yearbooks
University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries
collection
27,940
ITEMS
6.2M
VIEWS
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The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries sends selected library materials to Internet Archive for scanning and online access from a variety of units and collections within the Libraries. These include but are not limited to U. S. Government Documents, UF print Dissertations, Duplicates from the storage collection and the Panama Canal Museum Collection. The Internet Archive pre-scanning processing operation at the Libraries is managed by the Preservation Department. Digitization is...
PIMS - University of Toronto
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9,335
ITEMS
5.9M
VIEWS
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“The Pontifical Institute has long appeared to observers to be the most substantial centre of medieval scholarship in North America.” —GEORGE HOLMES, Chichele Professor of Medieval History, All Souls College, Oxford The Institute Library, which opened in 1929 with a mere 3,000 titles donated by St Michael’s College, today has holdings of about 120,000 volumes whose lustre is enhanced and complemented by specialized collections of 9,000 reels of microfilm and 50,000 slides. The...
Children's Library
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2,820
ITEMS
5.9M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
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Books for children from around the world. From University of California Libraries (list), the University of Florida's "Literature for Children" Collection, the National Yiddish Book Center, the New York Public Library, International Children's Digital Library, and other libraries. See a Tag Cloud for the Internet Archive Childrens Book Collection.
Scholar Work Spaces
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5,023
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5.7M
VIEWS
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A collection for the Scholar Work Spaces project.
Topic: scholarworkspaces
NASA Technical Documents
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26,258
ITEMS
5.6M
VIEWS
collection
eye 5.6M
Technical documents from NASA
Topic: nasa
The National Agricultural Library
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103,972
ITEMS
5.2M
VIEWS
collection
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The National Agricultural Library (NAL) was created with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 1862 and designated a national library in 1962. Located in Beltsville, Maryland, on the grounds of the USDA's Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, NAL is home to one of the world's largest collections devoted to agriculture and related sciences. Since the library has a dual role to serve the public and the USDA, it is committed to expanding online access to its collections. Many of the...
Canadian Government Publications Portal
collection
2,695
ITEMS
5.1M
VIEWS
collection
eye 5.1M
Internet Archive Canada, with advice and assistance from government and university librarians across Canada, have digitized more than 20,000 Canadian Government publications and made them freely available online. This page is meant to serve as a portal for discovering publications digitized by Internet Archive Canada, to be a reference for future digitization initiatives and provide incentive to grow the list of titles that have been preserved and dedicated to the public domain. Beginning in...
University of Connecticut Libraries
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9,255
ITEMS
5.1M
VIEWS
collection
eye 5.1M
Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the University of Connecticut.
collection
eye 5M
The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections houses and provides access to the UCLA Library’s central collection of rare books and manuscripts in the humanities, social sciences, visual arts, and other special materials. The Department's rare book holdings consist of some 333,000 volumes, while its non-book holdings comprise more than 30 million manuscripts, 5 million photographs and negatives, ephemera, maps, works of art, architectural drawings and models, and...
Global Public Safety Codes
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28,416
ITEMS
4.9M
VIEWS
by Public.Resource.Org
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eye 4.9M
This collection contains global Edicts of Government, such as building, fire, electrical, and plumbing codes. The documents contain the legislative or executive declaration and the model codes that are thereby incorporated by reference. In order to promote public education and public safety, equal justice for all, a better informed citizenry, the rule of law, world trade and world peace, these legal document are hereby made available on a noncommercial basis, as it is the right of all humans to...
Topic: public.resource.org
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Folksonomy: A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy: A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the metadata...
National Library of Scotland
collection
4,859
ITEMS
4.6M
VIEWS
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This is a selection of items from the National Library of Scotland , which is an information treasure trove of Scotland's knowledge, history and culture, with millions of books, manuscripts and maps covering every subject.
Topic: National Library of Scotland
University of New Hampshire Library
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17,004
ITEMS
4.5M
VIEWS
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eye 4.5M
Books from University of New Hampshire Library
Genealogy
collection
122,660
ITEMS
4.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 4.4M
The Archive's ever-expanding collection of genealogy resources includes items from the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Robarts Library at the University of Toronto; the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library;mBrigham Young University in Provo, Utah;>, the National Library of Scotland, the Indianapolis City Library's Indianapolis City Directory and Yearbooks Collection, The Leo Baeck Institute Archives of German-speaking Jewry Leo Baeck...
United States Patent and Trademark Office documents
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409,692
ITEMS
4.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 4.4M
United States Patent and Trademark Office documents contributed by Think Computer Foundation.
Topic: U.S Patent
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
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14,433
ITEMS
4.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 4.4M
Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the University of Massachusetts Libraries.
The ARCHIVE.ORG Manual Library
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48,338
ITEMS
4.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 4.4M
The Internet Archive Manual Library is a collection of manuals, instructions, walkthroughs and datasheets for a massive spectrum of items. Manuals covering electronic and mechanical products, instructions on mixing or blending items, and instruction sets for software and computer items are all included. Having the manual for an item can mean the difference between that item being useful (and therefore not immediately junked) and being forgotten, or replaced with similar products. They also give...
Topics: manuals, instructions
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
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17,132
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4.2M
VIEWS
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eye 4.2M
The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is a library in the University of Toronto, constituting the largest repository of publicly accessible rare books and manuscripts in Canada. Among the collection's items are the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493), Shakespeare's First Folio (1623), Newton's Principia (1687), and Darwin's proof copy (with annotations) of On the Origin of Species (1859). Other collections include Babylonian cuneiform tablet from Ur (1789 B.C.), 36 Egyptian papyrus manuscript fragments...
International Music Score Library Project
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26,679
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4.2M
VIEWS
collection
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IMSLP stands for the International Music Score Library Project and was started in 2006. Find Music Scores: Advanced Search
Montana State Government Information
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23,733
ITEMS
4.2M
VIEWS
collection
eye 4.2M
The most comprehensive source for digital Montana state government information. See our facebook page for highlights from our collection; or view a tag cloud of subjects.
Newspapers
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95,223
ITEMS
4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 4M
The newspapers in this collection have been scanned as part of a pilot project using microfilm and microfiche. After using a microfilm/fiche scanner to create a digital image of each page, we process the resulting images so that each reel is contained in a single item with easily navigable files. For a few examples, please see: The New York times (Oct 16 31 1915) The New York times (1919 July 1-15) The New York times (May 1-15 1915)